International Handbook of Traumatic Stress Syndromes

  • John P. Wilson
  • Beverley Raphael

Part of the The Plenum Series on Stress and Coping book series (SSSO)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxxiii
  2. Theoretical and Conceptual Foundations of Traumatic Stress Syndromes

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-9
    2. Robert Jay Lifton
      Pages 11-23
    3. Bessel A. van der Kolk, Jose Saporta
      Pages 25-33
    4. Mardi J. Horowitz
      Pages 49-60
    5. Lars Weisæth, Leo Eitinger
      Pages 69-77
    6. J. Stephen Kroll-Smith, Stephen R. Couch
      Pages 79-91
    7. Rima E. Laibow, C. Shaffia Laue
      Pages 93-103
  3. Assessment, Methodology, and Research Strategies

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 119-124
    2. Andrew Baum, Susan D. Solomon, Robert J. Ursano, Leonard Bickman, Edward Blanchard, Bonnie L. Green et al.
      Pages 125-133
    3. Bonnie L. Green
      Pages 135-144
    4. Richard A. Kulka, William E. Schlenger
      Pages 145-155
    5. Anthony Feinstein
      Pages 157-164
    6. Daniel S. Weiss
      Pages 179-187
    7. Mark Creamer, Philip Burgess, William Buckingham, Philippa Pattison
      Pages 201-212
  4. War Trauma and Civil Violence

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 213-217
    2. Wybrand Op den Velde, Paul R. J. Falger, Johan E. Hovens, Jan H. M. de Groen, Louise J. Lasschuit, Hans Van Duijn et al.
      Pages 219-230
    3. Christopher Charles Tennant, Kerry Goulston, Owen Dent
      Pages 231-239
    4. Marc-Antoine Crocq, Jean-Paul Macher, Jorge Barros-Beck, Stewart J. Rosenberg, Fabrice Duval
      Pages 253-261
    5. Zev Harel, Boaz Kahana, John P. Wilson
      Pages 263-274
    6. Raymond Monsour Scurfield
      Pages 285-295
    7. Edna J. Hunter
      Pages 297-303
    8. Daya J. Somasundaram
      Pages 333-348
    9. Ed Cairns, Ronnie Wilson
      Pages 365-376
    10. G. C. Loughrey, Peter S. Curran, P. Bell
      Pages 377-383
    11. Mary Bernadette Manolias, Arthur Hyatt-Williams
      Pages 385-394
  5. Trauma Related to Disasters of Natural and Human Origin

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 395-404
    2. Alexander Cowell McFarlane
      Pages 421-429
    3. Tom Lundin, Bertil Mårdberg, Ulf Otto
      Pages 431-439
    4. Mary C. Grace, Bonnie L. Green, Jacob D. Lindy, Anthony C. Leonard
      Pages 441-449
    5. Stuart W. Turner, James Thompson, Rachel M. Rosser
      Pages 451-459
    6. David Alan Alexander
      Pages 461-470
    7. Are Holen
      Pages 471-478
    8. Tsunemoto Ōdaira, Toshiharu Iwadate, Beverley Raphael
      Pages 487-492
    9. Alexander Cowell McFarlane, Cao Hua
      Pages 493-498
    10. Carol R. Hartman, Ann W. Burgess
      Pages 507-516
    11. Brian Kelly, Beverley Raphael
      Pages 517-525

About this book


Over 100 researchers from 16 countries contribute to the first comprehensive handbook on post-traumatic stress disorder. Eight major sections present information on assessment, measurement, and research protocols for trauma related to war veterans, victims of torture, children, and the aged. Clinicians and researchers will find it an indispensible reference, touching on such disciplines and psychiatry, psychology, social work, counseling, sociology, neurophysiology, and political science.


Assessment Counseling Intervention Syndrom Trauma psychiatry psychology

Editors and affiliations

  • John P. Wilson
    • 1
  • Beverley Raphael
    • 2
  1. 1.Cleveland State UniversityClevelandUSA
  2. 2.University of QueenslandHerstonAustralia

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